5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- a psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.
- b psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
- c a mood disorder marked by a hyperactive, wildly optimistic state
- d an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience
- e a mood disorder in which the person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania. (Formerly called manic-depressive disorder.)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders. Presently distributed in an updated "text revision" (DSM-IV-TR).
- the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
- an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
- false beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
- deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behaviour patterns
5 True/False Questions
Generalized Anxiety Disorder → psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
Antisocial Personality Disorder → psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) → a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity
Dissociative Disorders → psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) → an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).